Film Australia taps Karp chief exec

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Film Australia, the government’s docu and educational programming production arm, has poached Daryl Karp from pubcaster ABC as its chief exec.

Karp, head of factual programs at ABC TV, takes the reins at Film Australia July 12, succeeding Sharon Connolly.

Karp has worked with PBS, the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel in the U.S., the BBC and Channel 4 in the U.K. and Japan’s NHK.

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